Art of Examination Forum
A landmark gathering between the art museum and medical school communities.
The Art of Examination: Art Museum and Medical School Partnerships Forum
On June 8 and 9, 2016, 135 professionals from art museums and medical schools throughout the country convened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for a Forum called The Art of Examination: Art Museum and Medical School Partnerships.
The Forum was organized by Bonnie Pitman, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History and hosted by Wendy Woon, The Edward John Noble Foundation Deputy Director for Education at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
The Forum created an expansive conversation among art museums and medical school programs about the development of programs and pedagogy that use works of art and close looking to strengthen diagnostic skills such as observation, description, interpretation, empathy, communication, and collaboration.
The program for the Forum and additional resources can be found in the links below.
Forum Report PDF (2 mb)
Report and recommendations prepared by Bonnie Pitman on The Art of Examination Forum.
Forum Program PDF (1 mb)
Art of Examination Forum program and schedule.
Forum Participant Roster PDF (>1 mb)
Attendees of the Art of Examination Forum.
Forum Summary PDF (2.5 mb)
Art of Examination Forum brochure with photographs and highlights.